Welsh Sea Rowing have a presentation on their website dealing with technique and rigging. Much of it is applicable to other boats:http://www.welshsearowing.org.uk/documents/WSRA-Technique-and-Rigging.pdf
British Rowing have a poster showing their view of good fixed seat rowing technique:
SportScotland National Centre Cumbrae offers an online course on Basic Seamanship and Navigation, at Special Rates to Coastal Rowers. Details on an earlier post:
The Ocean Rowing Society reproduces an old but relevant text on handling a rowing boat in testing conditions, including approaching a beach through surf:
Ullapool share their man-overboard, swamping recovery and anchoring practice with others on their website: http://ullcoastrow.wordpress.com/safety-matters/
SCRA is promoting a UKCC coaching course, offered by British Rowing, which teaches Coaching Technique relevant to Coastal Rowing Clubs. We are hoping to run the course again in Scotland over two weekends next Easter.
SCRA intend to introduce a programme to develop the knowledge and confidence of umpires. In the meantime any one who may be called upon to umpire at an SCRA event should familiarise themselves with the rules of racing, and any local rules relevant to the event at which they are to umpire.